Nintendo censors/updates the cover of Super Mario Odyssey

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  1. Saiyan Lusitano
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    A very subtle change that not many will notice but what was it that they modified? Mexican Mario for Mario in a swimsuit. It's like Nintendo noticed the outcry some did by calling Mexican Mario "racist" and this is how they've fixed it up.

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    Original Cover
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    New - V2 Cover
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    Source: Nintendo Everything

    Bummer. I really liked Mexican Mario on the cover. :sleep:
     
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    Mexican Mario was pretty interesting, the screenshot they replaced it with just looks like a generic Super Mario 3D Land/World stage. Oh well, it's not a big deal. Unless they also remove that stage from the game, now that would cause some public outrage.
     
  3. g00s3y

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    Who cares...
     
  4. F4LK

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    It looks better now.
     
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    Sure, this is inconsequential, but I still find it so dumb that there's people out there making a fake outcry over nothing. Honestly, if you're offended by someone wearing a sombrero and poncho, I think you should really reconsider your emotional health.
     
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    They have been crying of cultural appropriation since the trailer came out, they give them this and soon the whole part will get removed out of the game.
    Then they will want to be able to choose mario's gender (all 63 of them) and race...
     
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    Mexican Mario was a brand new character and felt fresh whereas Mario in a swimsuit just feels really generic to place there instead. I suppose since there's no backlash towards Chef Mario he won't get replaced.
     
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    Virtue signalers have to always ruin everyone's fun. :glare:
     
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    in the GAME
    hopefully left in the game files and hackers get to re-enable the costume
     
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    This is another thing that reminded me, Nintendo may possibly in some way censor the Mexican Mario stage from what it originally was intended. :(
     
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    Geez, they better not. I guarantee, exactly 100% of actual Mexicans never found Mexican Mario offensive.

    This perfectly sums up why Mexican Mario was a better choice for Odyssey's cover.
     
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    Theyre not removing the mexican mario stage or the costune yall really need to stop blowing minor things like a cover change out of proportion
     
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    Why are people upset over this? In fact they should be happy because that's a new location we haven't seen before!
     
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    Sad, what are people gonna bitch about next? Mexican restaurants putting a sombrero on your head when it's your birthday?
     
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    The new area that got added was barely revealed yesterday, all the other areas on the cover have been revealed in the trailer this new one is barely revealed and were probably waiting until its reveal to include it in the cover
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    Its called cheep cheep kingdom

    Again, stop blowing minor things like a cover change out of proportion.
     
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    hats? we don need no stinkin hats!
     
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    The original cover was better.
    But well, I suppose you have to do this kind of thing to avoid annoying the average SJW that likes to start wars in the name of no one, for no "justice" at all and for no other purpose than feeding their ego and trying to forget their shallow and meaningless existence.
    I bet 99.9% of all Mexicans would think taking Mexican Mario out of the cover is stupid and would like to hang every other selfish S"J"W for their stupidity, but in the end you have to avoid controversy and sell, so you need to avoid annoying these (mostly American) SJW that fight for what they decide is better for... Mexicans? I don't know, they sure feel entitled.
     
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    that would be 95% of youtubers :lol:
     
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    Everytime something minor is changed in a game yall always start with the stupid and unnecessary "I-its all the SJWs fault!!111!1" arguments -_-
     
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    Maybe they changed it because Mario's face looked a bit weird/scared in it?

    I still remember the last 'Nintendo Censorship' thread where people were complaining about Nintendo changing a gesture in MK8 which could mean 'F*** you' in a different country.